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" Bonny Kilmeny, ye're welcome here ! Women are freed of the littand scorn : O, blessed be the day Kilmeny was born ! Now shall the land of the spirits see, Now shall it ken what a woman may be... "
The queen's wake, a legendary poem - Page 181
by James Hogg - 1819
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Living Thoughts in Words that Burn, from Poet, Sage and Humorist

Charles F. Beezley - Literature - 1891 - 382 pages
...sung, She kend not where, but sae sweetly it rung, It fell on her ear like a dream of the morn. ' Oh, blest be the day Kilmeny was born ! Now shall the...bright, A borrowed gleid frae the fountain of light; j And the moon that sleeks the sky sae dun, i Like a gowden bow, or a beamless sun, I Shall wear away,...
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The Library of Choice Literature and Encyclopædia of Universal Authorship ...

Ainsworth Rand Spofford, Charles Gibbon - Literature - 1893
...welceme here 1 Women are freed of the littand scorn : — O, blessed be the day Ktlmeny was b«m ! Now shall the land of the spirits see, Now shall it ken what a woman may be I Many lang year in sorrow and pain, M.-uiy lang year through the world we've gane, Commissioned to...
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The Oxford Book of English Verse, 1250-1900

Arthur Quiller-Couch - English poetry - 1901 - 1084 pages
...blooming fere, Saying, ' Bonnie Kilmeny, ye're welcome here ! Women are freed of the littand scorn: O blest be the day Kilmeny was born ! Now shall the...spirits see, Now shall it ken what a woman may be I Many a lang year, in sorrow and pain, Many a lang year through the world we've gane, Commission'd...
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The Fireside Encyclopedia of Poetry: Comprising the Best Poems of the Most ...

Henry Troth Coates - American poetry - 1901 - 1027 pages
...Saying, ''Bonny Ki'.nieny, ye're welcome hero 1 Women are freed of the littand scorn : — O, Messed Severn shal ! Many lang year in sorrow and pain, Many lang year through the world we've Commissioned to watch fair...
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Chambers's Cyclopaedia of English Literature: A History Critical ..., Volume 3

Robert Chambers - Authors, English - 1903
...She kend not where, but sae sweetly it rung, kne» It fell on her ear like a dream of the morn. ' Oh, e ! (I cried) she tacks no more ! Hither to work us...-flame. The day was well-nigh done ! Almost upon t ; gleam And the moon that sleeks the sky sae dun, Like a gowden bow or a beamless sun, Mall we.ir away...
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The Poems of James Hogg, the Ettrick Shepherd

James Hogg - Scotland - 1903 - 273 pages
...Saying, " Bonny Kilmeny, ye' re welcome here ! Women are freed of the littand scorn ; blushing O, blessed be the day Kilmeny was born ! Now shall the land of...spirits see, Now shall it ken what a woman may be. Many a lang year in sorrow and pain, Many a lang year through the world we've gane, Commissioned to...
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Chamber's Cyclopædia of English Literature, Volume 3

Robert Chambers - English literature - 1904
...She kend not where, but sae sweetly it rung, knew It fell on her ear like a dream of the morn. ' Oh, blest be the day Kilmeny was born ! Now shall the...bright, A borrowed gleid frae the fountain of light ; gleam And the moon that sleeks the sky sae dun, Like a gowden bow or a beamless sun, Shall wear away...
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The World's Best Poetry: Of fancy, of sentiment; [introductory essay] The ...

English poetry - 1904
...She kend not where ; but sae sweetly it rung, It fell on her ear like a dream of the morn, — " O, blest be the day Kilmeny was born ! Now shall the...woman may be ! The sun that shines on the world sae blight, A borrowed gleid frae the fountain of light ; And the moon that sleeks the sky sae dun, Like...
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The Oxford Book of English Verse, 1250-1900

Arthur Quiller-Couch - English poetry - 1904 - 1084 pages
...where ; but sae sweetly it rung, kyth] show, appear. It fell on the ear like a dream of the morn : ' O, blest be the day Kilmeny was born ! Now shall the...see, Now shall it ken what a woman may be ! The sun thai shines on the world sae bright, A borrow'd gleid frae the fountain of light ; And the moon that...
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The World's Best Poetry ...

John Vance Cheney, Sir Charles George Douglas Roberts, Charles Francis Richardson, Francis Hovey Stoddard, John Raymond Howard - English poetry - 1904
...blooming fere, Saying, " Bonny Kilmeny, ye 're welcome here ; Women are freed of the littand scorn ; O, blest be the day Kilmeny was born ! Now shall the...spirits see, Now shall it ken, what a woman may be ! Many a lang year in sorrow and pain, Many a lang year through the world we 've gane, Commissioned...
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